New West End Shows You Need to See Right Now

At Theatre Bookings we are here to make choosing the right theatre show for you much easier. On our website you can find London theatre tickets to all of your favourite West End shows and stay up to date with all things London theatre. Here’s a selection of our favourite new shows that you need to see!

The Time Travellers Wife The Musical (Apollo Theatre)

The Time Traveller's wife

Based on the internationally best-selling novel by Audrey Niffenegger published in 2003 that was later adapted into a film in 2009 here comes The Time Traveller’s Wife Musical!

This new British musical is brought to life on stage with original songs from Grammy Award winners Joss Stone and Dave Stewart from the Eurythmics. The story has been adapted for the stage by multi-award-winning playwright Lauren Gunderson and the production is directed by Bill Buckhurst.

This highly anticipated production stars David Hunter and Joanna Woodward as the romantic leads Henry and Clare who are flung apart by time but united by love.

Don’t miss your chance to secure your Time Traveller’s Wife tickets and book now to see that love wins the day.

Sunset Boulevard (Savoy Theatre)

Sunset Boulevard

The classic musical Sunset Boulevard by Andrew Lloyd Webber has been reimagined for London audiences in this new interpretation directed by Jamie Lloyd. Starring worldwide superstar and pop sensation Nicole Scherzinger in the iconic role as Norma Desmond this production is dazzling audiences’ night after night with its Hollywood glitz and glamour.

Based on the film by Billy Wilder with music and book by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, Sunset Boulevard features all of the classic songs from the original score. Songs such as ‘With One Look’, ‘As If We Never Said Goodbye’, ‘The Perfect Year’ and of course the title song.

The musical is playing at the Savoy Theatre for a limited run and closes on the 6th of January next year. Book Sunset Boulevard tickets now to see this spectacular new production.

Backstairs Billy (Duke of York’s Theatre)

Backstairs Billy

The hilarious new comedy Backstairs Billy is a royal affair like no other. The play follows the story of the 50-year friendship between the Queen Mother and her devoted butler William ‘Billy’ Tallon during a time of political and social chaos. Backstairs Billy theatre tickets are available now on our website.

Set in 1979 when the Queen Mother’s receptions at her home of Clarence House are in full swing. The champagne is flowing and Billy, her devoted assistant is in charge of the proceedings. This witty and heartwarming comedy play has everything you need for a royal night out… you may even spot a corgi or two!

Written by Marcelo Santos and presented by the Michael Grandage company Backstairs Billy tickets are on sale now. Starring Penelope Wilton (Downton Abbey/ Doctor Who) as the Queen Mother herself and Luke Evans (Immortals/ Beauty and the Beast) as Billy this new play is sure to be one for the history book!

Book Backstairs Billy theatre tickets now!

Dear England (Prince Edward Theatre)

Dear England

The smash-hit production of Dear England has recently transferred to the West End following a very successful sold-out run at the National Theatre. Dear England theatre tickets are available to book now.

Dear England tells the true story of the England men’s football team under the management of Gareth Southgate. It follows their journey through three significant tournaments, the 2018 World Cup, the 2020 European Championship and the 2022 World Cup. Tackling the question… why can’t England’s men’s football team win at their own game? Gareth Southgate knows he needs to open his mind and face up to the years of hurt to take the team and country back to the promised land.

Starring Joseph Fiennes as Gareth Southgate himself, written by James Graham and directed by Rupert Goold. Graham and Goold reunite with this new play following their acclaimed productions of Tammy Faye and Ink.

Dear England is a gripping new stage epic that tells a story about both nation and game. Now playing at the Prince Edward Theatre, book your Dear England tickets now!

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The Woman in Black (Fortune Theatre, Closing 4th March) 

The Woman in Black is the second-longest running play on the West End after Agatha’s Christie’s classic ‘Who Dunnit’ The Mousetrap. After playing in London for over 33 years and more than 3000 performances, the spine-chilling horror is officially closing. 

Based on the book by Susan Hill, this spooky ghost story comes to life on stage in this adaptation by Stephen Mallatratt. 

The play tells the story of Arthur Kipps as he recounts his ghostly visit to the remote Eel Marsh House when he visited to deal with the affairs of the recently deceased owner and as the tale unfolds things start to get creepier and creepier. 

Filled with clever special effects, strange happenings and many a jump scare, there’s no wonder that this show has been playing to sold out audiences for over 30 years! 

The Woman in Black will play its final performance on the 4th March 2023 at The Fortune Theatre. 

The Woman in Black

&Juliet (Shaftesbury Theatre, Closing 25th March)

The remixed version of the greatest love story of all time is officially coming to a close in London’s West End. 

From the writers of Schitt’s Creek, &Juliet is a pop musical celebrating the legendary songwriter, Max Martin. Bursting with classic hits we all know and love, including Britney’s ‘Baby One More Time’, Katy Perry’s ‘Roar’ and The Backstreet Boy’s ‘I Want It That Way’, this show is one of the best nights out the West End has to offer. 

This clever and witty retelling of Shakespeare’s most well-known tale is taking its final bow on the 25th March 2023 at The Shaftesbury Theatre. 


Dirty Dancing at (Dominion Theatre, Closing 29th April) 

‘Nobody puts baby in the corner!’ 

Based on the iconic film from 1987 starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, the stage musical Dirty Dancing is yet again coming to a close on The West End after its short run back at The Dominion Theatre. Including the classic hits from the movie such as ‘(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life’, ‘Do You Love Me’ and ‘Hungry Eyes’. 

It’s the summer of 1963 and 17-year-old Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman is about to learn some major life lesson as well as a thing or two about dancing.

Dirty Dancing will be closing on the 29th April 2023 at The Dominion Theatre. 

Dirty Dancing

Only Fools and Horses the Musical (Theatre Royal Haymarket, Closing 29th April) 

Based on the record-breaking TV series that still has many watchers today, the critically acclaimed home-grown British musical has made audiences laugh out loud night after night for the past 3 years. 

You could say it’s ‘Lovely Jubbly!’ 

Featuring all the cherished moments that you know and love from the TV series (along with all the dodgy dealings too) but this time with a soundtrack full of catchy songs! The brilliant musical numbers include the iconic theme song, the show has all you need for a right good knees up!

You’d be a plonker to miss this hilarious musical before it closes on the 29th April at The Theatre Royal Haymarket. 

Only Fools and Horses

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